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April 2019 Membership Crate

We’re not joking–April 1st is really here and your Membership Crates will be on the way soon! First up, let’s chat yarn. This month’s yarn is a new base, called Sigh DK from Audine Wools. Sigh DK is an 85% Merino Wool, 15% Cashmere, DK-weight yarn with a nice round ply and soft halo. Each skein has 302 yards and you’re getting two in your crate for a total of 604 yards.The colorways are all...

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Host an Epic Crafternoon

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We love any chance we have to hang out with other people equally passionate about knitting and crochet! There’s something awesome about chilling with people who ‘get’ your obsession with yarns, want to share their latest project, or just drink tea and stitch. Here are a few cool ideas we’re snagging for our next #crafternoon

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Get fancy with the treats

Alana Dakos of Never Not Knitting came up with...

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The Care & Keeping of Non-Superwash Yarns

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Superwash yarns seem to be everywhere these days. A perennial favorite of hand-dyers for the ability to capture color, and an easy-care regimen means that many of our knitters and crocheters prefer to work with superwash fibers over non-treated ones. We feature superwash yarns in many shipments at Knitcrate, but you may have noticed that some of our past crates and some of the pop-up shop yarns...

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Inspiration: Penelope Set

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From designer Lilia Vanini: 

This month my creation is a unique scarf using texture, dots and cables! I created a composition with all these elements and came out with this design. I love the idea of the movement I got with the dancing cables–they give an air of happiness and freshness to this scarf. As with all of my designs, this pattern is for all knitting levels. A beginner can follow it and...

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